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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.