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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.