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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.