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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )