"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.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.