"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.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.