"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.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses