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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.