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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.