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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.