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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.