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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.