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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.