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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.