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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.