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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.