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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • 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.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.