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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.