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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.