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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.