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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )