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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.