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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.