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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.