"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.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • 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?