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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.