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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.