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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.