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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.