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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.