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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.