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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.