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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.