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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.