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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.