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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.