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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.