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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.