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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.