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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.