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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.