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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )