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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.