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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.