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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.