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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.