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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.