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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )