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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.