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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home