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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.