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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.