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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.