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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.