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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.