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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.