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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.