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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.