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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.