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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.