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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.