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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.