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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enter into ( প্রবেশ করা ) He entered into the room.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.