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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )