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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.