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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.