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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.