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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )