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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.