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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.