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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )