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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.