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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )