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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.