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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )