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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.