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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.