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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.