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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.