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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.