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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.