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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.