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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means