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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.