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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.