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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.