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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.