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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.