"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.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.