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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.