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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.