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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.