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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.