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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.