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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.