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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.