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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.