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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.