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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • 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.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.