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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.