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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.