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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.