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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.