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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.