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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.