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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.