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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel