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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.