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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.