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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home