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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.