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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.