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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.