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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist