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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.