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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.