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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.