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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.