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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.