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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.