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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )