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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.