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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.