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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )