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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.