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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )