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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.