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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.