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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.