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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )