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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.