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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.