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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means