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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.