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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.