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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.