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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.