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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.