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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.