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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel