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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.