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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.