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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.