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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg