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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.