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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.