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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.