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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.