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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.