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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.