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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.