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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.