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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.