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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.