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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • 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.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.