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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.