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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?