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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )