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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )