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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.