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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.