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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.