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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )