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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.