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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.