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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.