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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.