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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.