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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.