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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.