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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.