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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.