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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.