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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.