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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.