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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )