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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.