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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.