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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.