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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.