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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.