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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg