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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.