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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.