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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.