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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.