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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.