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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.