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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist