"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.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.