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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.