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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )