"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.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • 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?