"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.