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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.