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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.