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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.