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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.