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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.