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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )