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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.