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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.