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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.