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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.