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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.