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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.