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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush