"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.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.