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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.