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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.