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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.