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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.