"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.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.