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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.