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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.