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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.