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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.