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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.