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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.