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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.