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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.