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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )