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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.