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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.