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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.