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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.