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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.