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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.