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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.