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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.