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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.