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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.