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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.