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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.