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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.