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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.