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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.