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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • 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.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.