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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.