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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.