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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.