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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.