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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.