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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.