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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.