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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.