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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.