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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.