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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.