"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.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • 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.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.