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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.