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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )