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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.