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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.