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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.