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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )