"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.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.