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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.