"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.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.