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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.