"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.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.