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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.