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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.