"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?
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.