"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.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.