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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )