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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.