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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.