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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.