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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.