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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.