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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel