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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )