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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.