"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.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.