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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.