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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.