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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.