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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.