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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist