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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.