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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )