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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • 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.