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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.