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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )