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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.