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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.