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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.