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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.