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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )