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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.