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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.