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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.