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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.