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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.