"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.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.