"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.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )