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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.