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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.