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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.