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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.