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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.