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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.