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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.