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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.