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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.