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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.