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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.