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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.