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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home