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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.