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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.