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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.