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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.