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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.