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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.