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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.