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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.