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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.