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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.