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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.