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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.