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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.