"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.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?