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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.