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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )