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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.