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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.