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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.