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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.