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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.