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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.