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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.