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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.