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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.