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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • 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.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.