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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story