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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.