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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.