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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.