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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.