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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.