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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.