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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.