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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.