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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.