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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.