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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.