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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )