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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.