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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide