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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.