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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.