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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )