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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.