"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.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )