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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.