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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.