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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.