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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.