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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.