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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )