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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.