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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )