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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.