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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • 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?
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.