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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.