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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )