"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.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.