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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.