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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.