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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.