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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.