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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.