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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.