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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )