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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.