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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.