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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.