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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.