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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )