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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.