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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.