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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.