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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.