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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.