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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.