"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.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.