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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )