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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.