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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )