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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.