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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.