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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.