"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.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.