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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.