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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.