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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.