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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • 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.