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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.