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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.