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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.