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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.