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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )