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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.