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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.