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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.