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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.