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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.