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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.