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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.