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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.