"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.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.