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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.