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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.