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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.