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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.