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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )