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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.