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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.