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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.