"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.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )