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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.