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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.