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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.