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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.