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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.