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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.