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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.