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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.