"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.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.