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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )