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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.