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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.