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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.