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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather