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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.