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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.