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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • 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.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.