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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.