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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )