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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.