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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush