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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.