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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.