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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.