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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.