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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.