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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.