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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home