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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly