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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.