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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.