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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.