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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )