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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.