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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.