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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.