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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.