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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )