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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.