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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.