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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.