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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.