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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.