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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.