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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )