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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.