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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.