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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.