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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.