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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.