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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )