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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )