"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.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.