"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.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.