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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.