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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )