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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist