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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • 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.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.