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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly