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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.