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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.