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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.