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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.