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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.