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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.