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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.