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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.