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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.