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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.