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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.