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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.