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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.