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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.