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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.