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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.