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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.