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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )