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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.