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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.