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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.