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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.