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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.