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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.