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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.