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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.