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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.