"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.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.