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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.