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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.