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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.